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incapacity benifit, stopped.no notice.

firefox4firefox4 Member Posts: 1 Listener

case history. epilepsy. at approx. 20 yrs old. after having a operation, my social worker FINALLY got me on d.l.a. with a `back payment`. this was then later stopped. put on incapacity benefit. then stopped.  now approx. two year`s, nothing at all. I was later told I was entitled to pip`s.as on the d.l.a., should I be allowed a `back payment` ?    thank you for taking a long time reading this.

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  • MatildaMatilda Member Posts: 2,616 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @firefox4

    I suggest that you re-post in 'Ask a benefits advisor' category.
  • AlexAlex Scope Posts: 1,324 Pioneering
    I've moved this over the be benefits advisor category.

    Have you applied for PIP @firefox4
  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering

    Hi @firefox4

    It certainly seems that your benefits need looking at!

    From the description above, I cannot tell whether or not you would seem eligible for PIP, but from the information you have given I would say that if you are eligible it probably would not be backdated.

    If you have a local advice agency, I would recommend trying to get in to see someone face to face to have a full benefit check, but if this is not possible then it would certainly do no harm to make a claim for PIP - the worst they could say is no!

    Best of luck with it, and do let us know if we can be of further assistance.

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